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Poll: Americans Overwhelmingly Support 'Zero Tolerance' On Sexual Harassment

Poll: Americans Overwhelmingly Support 'Zero Tolerance' On Sexual Harassment

Sen. Al Franken, D-Minn., and his wife Franni Bryson (L) arrive at the U.S. Capitol Building on December 7, 2017, in Washington, D.C. Franken announced that he will be resigning in the coming weeks after being accused by several women of sexual harassment.Republicans, independents and Democrats alike agree that “a zero-tolerance policy for sexual harassment is essential to bringing about change in our society,” according to a new NPR/Ipsos poll.

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Poll: Americans Overwhelmingly Support 'Zero Tolerance' On Sexual Harassment

What Are The Two Health Bills Sen. Susan Collins Wants Congress To Act On?

What Are The Two Health Bills Sen. Susan Collins Wants Congress To Act On?

Maine Sen. Susan Collins voted for the Senate GOP tax plan despite its repeal of the individual mandate because GOP leadership promised her a vote on her reinsurance bill, and a vote on legislation to restore some payments to insurers. But it’s doubtful getting those provisions enacted would mitigate the damage to exchanges from the mandate repeal.


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What Are The Two Health Bills Sen. Susan Collins Wants Congress To Act On?

Tug Of War Over Tips Looms As Trump Administration Proposes Rule Change

Tug Of War Over Tips Looms As Trump Administration Proposes Rule Change

The Trump administration has proposed a new rule that would give owners of restaurants and other service businesses more control over workersThe Labor Department has proposed a new rule that would give owners of restaurants and other service businesses more control over workers’ tips. But critics warn owners would get too much leeway.

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Tug Of War Over Tips Looms As Trump Administration Proposes Rule Change

'Black Votes Matter': African-Americans Propel Jones To Alabama Win

'Black Votes Matter': African-Americans Propel Jones To Alabama Win

More than 90 percent of African-Americans voted for Doug Jones in Alabama’s special Senate election Tuesday and Jones had the support of 98 percent of black women, according to exit polling.

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'Black Votes Matter': African-Americans Propel Jones To Alabama Win

Nancy French On Implications Of Alabama Election For Christian Conservatives

Nancy French On Implications Of Alabama Election For Christian Conservatives

Nancy French is a Southern, conservative Christian writer who has written about her experience as the victim of childhood sexual abuse, her break with the Republican Party over Donald Trump’s presidential candidacy and about empathizing with Roy Moore’s Moore’s accusers. NPR’s Robert Siegel speaks with French about Alabama’s special election and its implications for Christian conservatives.


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Nancy French On Implications Of Alabama Election For Christian Conservatives

U.S. Secretary Of State Wants To Start Talks With North Korea With No Conditions

U.S. Secretary Of State Wants To Start Talks With North Korea With No Conditions

Rex Tillerson said Tuesday the U.S. would be willing to open negotiations without requiring North Korea to agree beforehand to give up its nuclear weapons program.

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U.S. Secretary Of State Wants To Start Talks With North Korea With No Conditions